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FOX News
Nov 5, 2009 12:00am EST
deeds, and more importantly, independent voters went for barack obama, and they voted for mcdonnell. and the same thing was true in new jersey. independent voters favored chris christie over jon corzine by a two-one margin in new jersey, as well, and this should sound alarm bells, because that should reflect on president obama's performance and a resounding rejection of his agenda. but guess what? they think it was just great. nancy pelosi decided to block out these two losses and concentrate on the seat that the democrats picked up. >> we picked up one in california and one in new york. sean: wow, she sounds convincing, does she not? now, joining me more with what the republican victories mean for those states and america at large, newt gingrich joins me. you have to give her credit for trying, right? >> she has to try because she has a huge vote coming up, trying to pass the socialist health bill. i think on saturday. they are going to keep them in. she is desperate to get it through before the country rises in total rebellion against the house. the most dangerous thing for the de
FOX News
Nov 2, 2009 11:00pm EST
. bill: critics of president obama step up their attacks. but are they fair? brit hume andly analyze. >> we are not throwing them to the wolves of the insurance industry without an option for them to choose. what i would call not the public option but the consumer option. >> the "wall street journal" says nancy pelosi's obama care bill could be the worst piece of legislation ever. neil cavuto will weigh in. >> the lies told by united states presidents, the lies told by the united states media. bill: bizarre new tape of reverend wright surfaces. we will play you a bit of that. >> excuse me. land of the greed and home of the slaves. bill: caution. you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- bill: hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thank you for watching us tonight. criticizing president obama, that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. there are basically two camps when it comes to not liking barack obama. the first group is made up of conservat
FOX News
Nov 4, 2009 6:00pm EST
the first anniversary of president obama's election. senior white house correspondent major garrett begins america's election headquarters coverage. >> president obama talked education in madison, wisconsin, but said nothing about election results that propelled republicans to victory in governors' races in new jersey and virginia. he also said nothing about the democratic victory and the special house election in upstate new york, but it was that triumph in new york's 23rd congressional district that senior advisor david axelrod seized upon in an interview with fox. >> the new york 23 race was the one race that was really a microcosm of the national debate. the other races in jersey, and in virginia were really state races, very much focused on state issues, and we think it sends a message to other democrats that when we stick together and we fight for the right things, we're going to do well. >> the white house, the republican national chairman and exit polls all agree. the results tuesday were not a referendum on president obama, but independent or young voters did not show up or voted
FOX News
Nov 16, 2009 6:00pm EST
captioning institute ---www.ncicap.org---^ bret: next on "special report" president obama visits china, hoping to nudge them toward more openness, while abandoning hopes on a global warming treaty, and the state of illinois bids to provide a home for guantanomo bee tainees and we have more news on the fort hood shooter and a radical muslim cleric, and the brewing confrontation between the senate and white house over medicare cuts in healthcare reform. all that, plus brit hume's analysis and the fox all-stars, right here, right now. welcome to washington. i'm bret baier. it is tuesday morning in china where president obama will pr participate in a second day of talks with president tao. chine that is the most populace nation in the world and america's largest creditor , leading president obama to tread carefully to his first trip to the region while in office. major garrett is traveling with the president. >> president obama arrived in beijing to the red carpet trappings of a state visit. his first stop had the look of a campaign town hall, emphasis on look. the president prevailed upon
FOX News
Nov 21, 2009 6:00am EST
with the governor. bill: you think obama is weak? do you think it's possible for victory in afghanistan? >> i do. it has to be. bill: are you comfortable with china owning a trillion dollars worth of u.s. currency? also, new information about the assassin hasan who killed 13 people at fort hood. geraldo has been investigating. >> you're hoarding gold in your basement is what you're doing? >> not in my basement. bill: glenn beck has financial advice for us. can't wait for that. caution, you're about to enter the no spin zone. "the factor" begins right now. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] bill: hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. fact checking sarah palin is this evening's "talking points memo" and i'll keep it short because we have a major policy interview with sarah palin this evening. did you know the associated press, america's largest news wire service used 11 reporters to check the accuracy of sarah palin's new book "going rogue." 11. barack obama has had two best-selling books. the a.p. did not fact-check either one. spokesman paul culper said senator obama
FOX News
Nov 2, 2009 6:00pm EST
. >> biden's visit may rally the base riding on obama's coattails may not be enough in the 23rd congressional district. it is dominated by registered republicans who outnumber democrats and internally, the hoffman campaign says that their internal poll numbers are showing that the president's approval ratings here in this district are lower than across the national average. we're at a hoffman rally right now. wewe were at an an owens rally this morning. both candidates are rout looking for the last-minute votes. bret: the republican challenger is making life difficult for the democratic incumbent in new jersey. shannon bream is live tonight. good evening. aheading into tomorrow's election, the polls in new jersey could not be any tighter and with no easy way to predict a winner at this point, both the top candidates are working around the clock trying to sway minds an solidify their base going into elect day. >> you know it's an important election when your president comes here three times over four months. >> but half those visits translated to jon corzine. the latest quinnipiack poll shows
FOX News
Nov 3, 2009 6:00pm EST
as a referendum on president obama. we will have live team fox coverage. what will the results today say about next year's midterm elections? we will take a fair and balanced look. could a reference to his weight weigh down down the new jersey governor? all that on "special report" which starts right now. welcome to "america's election headquarters" in new york. i'm bret baier. americans all over the country pulled a lever, punch add ballot or touched a key pad for an issue they support. we have fox news team coverage from new york, new jersey, virginia and the white house in a moment, but first -- this is a fox news alert. it appears president obama's time line of getting healthcare reform legislation passed before the calendar turns will now go the way of so many other deadlines we have seen come and go this year. james rosen reports on this breaking news from capitol hill. >> good evening. none of the president's democratic al highs made it explicit today that they will fail to meet the president's self-imposed deadline on healthcare reform but neither did it require 20/20 vision to read as
FOX News
Nov 1, 2009 3:00pm EST
the mess. >> bill: if obama fails then it's going to be open season. obama will get the nomination, but hillary may challenge him on the democratic side. if things don't get better, if things are like this -- although the economic thing today was good. >> the economic thing was not good. you know why? because of cash for clunkers, that is what tipped it the other way. >> bill: with whatever it did, i agree with you. what do you think of mitt romney i know a little bit. he did a very good job in massachusetts, a democratic state, a republican. he did a good job in saving the olympics out in salt lake city. he looks to be a guy who knows what economics are. i don't think he is going to run up a trillion dollar deficit and he is a very articulate but his mormonism hurt him. you think that romney is a guy that would capture your support? >> he had it kind of only because my main issue was the economy. he may be the only guy that could help. however, i don't think -- romney is a great ceo. he'll broker deals and get it done. he'll never say anything that will throw it out of whack. howe
FOX News
Nov 20, 2009 12:00am EST
, by contrast, foxnews.com says the a.p. didn't bother checking either one of barack obama's books. what is behind this double standard? my next guest is somebody who knows a great deal about the media and has even spent time with governor sarah palin on the campaign trail. let's take a look. >> when i was asked to come out here to all of you and introduce the governor today, i was, of course, incredibly honored. but let's be honest. i was really excited just to be able to talk for five minutes without getting interrupted. and let me tell you this -- when it gets hot in the kitchen, the governor may be from alaska, but she can take the heat. sean: we're now happy to be joined by the author of "the g free diet, a gluten free survival guide." she is the emmy award-winning host of abc's "the view," the one and only lids bet hasselbeck. i love the show. i watch it all the time. >> not everybody does. sean: at least it's a rosie-free zone. >> sean, you're bad, but indeed, it is. sean: you said you watched the interview last night with sarah palin. >> i did. sean: i was with you when you gave
FOX News
Nov 26, 2009 8:00pm EST
? tonight, we will talk no spin policy with the governor. >> do you think owe obama is week? do you think it's possible for victory in afghanistan? >> i do. it has to be. bill: are you comfortable with china owning a trillion dollars with u.s. currency? bill: also, new information about the assassin hasan about ho killed 14 people at fort hood. geraldo has been investigating. >> you are hoarding gold in your basement. >> not in my basement. bill: glenn beck has some financial advice for us. can't wait for that. bill: caution, you are about to enter not spin zone. the factor begins right now. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- bill: hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight did you know the associated press, america's largest news wire service used 11 reporters to check the accuracy of sarah palin's new book, going rogue? 11. barack obama has had two best selling books. the a.p. did not fact-check either one. spokesman says that's because then senator obama wasn't a major player when his books came out.
FOX News
Nov 17, 2009 6:00pm EST
report in tonight's "on the job hunt" segment. >> with president obama overseas, his white house has come under attack here at home, after publishing data from recipients of stimulus package money who turn out to have exaggerated, inflated or just plain lied about the number of jobs they have create or saved with that money. >> when you put up information that turns out to be inaccurate, you shouldn't be surprised if the public says hey, do they know what they're doing. >> david obey called the faults posted on recovery.gov and said the obama administration owes the country honest numbers. a republican on the same committee went even further. >> i think they ought to fire people responsible for reporting on the impact of the stimulus program, and they ought to have a peer review third-party independent accounting firm do all the reporting for them. >> the associated press and newspapers in 8 states, massachusetts, wisconsin, colorado, georgia, texas, pennsylvania, illinois and michigan, have all identified multiple cases where recipients of stimulus money made false claims to have created
FOX News
Nov 13, 2009 6:00pm EST
by the national captioning institute ---www.ncicap.org---^ bret: next on "special report," the obama administration will bring 9/11 suspects to america for full trials. we will have reaction from 9/11 families. it is a popular charitable group, and is it actually funneling money to iran's nuclear program? and president obama begins his first asian visit by riping critics of his slow deliberation on afghanistan, and we will look inside the new sarah palin book, all that plus the fox all-stars and the friday lightning round, right here, right now. welcome to washington. i'm bret baier. five of the men accused of sovment in the worst terror attack in u.s. history are return together scene of the crime. attorney general eric holder nownlsed today that self-proclaimed 9/11 mastermind khalid sheik mohammed and four others will be tried in civilian federal court, just blocks from ground zero in new york. national correspondent catherine herridge begins our team coverage. >> by his own admission, the decision to send the alleged 9/11 conspirators to trial in new york is monumental. >> i have
FOX News
Nov 16, 2009 11:00pm EST
on president obama to explain exactly why he is allowing an al qaeda terrorist captured overseas to tried in new york city. we'll have the latest. >> yeah. she a joke. the idea that this potential talk show host is considered seriously for the republican nomination, believe me, it will never happen. bill: bernie goldberg takes a look at new attacks on sarah palin who will appear on the factor this week. >> this is where the best of america is. bill: caution, you where to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- bill: hi, i'm bill o'reilly, thanks for watching us tonight. lou dobbs and cnn. that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. as you may know the last of the original cnn anchors lou dobbs have left the network after 27 years. we will talk to mr. dobbs in a moment and find out exactly why that happened. no question illegal immigration played a part. the "new york times" among others is thrilled about dobbs exiting. editorializing, quote: from do
FOX News
Nov 30, 2009 6:00pm EST
obama huddled with australian prime minister kevin rudd but took no questions on the new afghanistan and pakistan strategy he will announce tomorrow. at a white house meeting last night, the president issued orders to send upwards of 30,000 additional forces to afghanistan, nearly the amount urgently requested three months ago by general stanley mcchrystal. mr. obama's hand-picked commander in afghanistan. >> clearly general mcchrystal is getting most of what he wants, and therefore, it has to be seen, generally speaking, as a victory for his position. >> and a defeat for vice president biden who argued against sending more combat troops. with 68,000 u.s. fore forces there now, the white house says the additional forces costing roughly $30 billion a year will concentrate on training, not confronting al qaeda or the taliban. >> we are there to partner with the afghans, to train the afghan national security forces, the army and the poe and the poe popo police. that sour main mission. one white house correspondent calls it inept. >> our strategies should not rely upon an accelerated tra
FOX News
Nov 3, 2009 12:00am EST
wright. >> it was a photo op. sean: rush slams president obama's trip to dover air for fe sean: democrats are getting desperate in new jersey. democrats want new ballots sent to some two to a signature discrepancy. the left now once provisional ballots -- wants provisional ballots send. sean: and 24 hours from now, the polls will be closed in new jersey and virginia, and in virginia, things are looking up for the gubernatorial candidate bob mcdonnell, leading creigh deeds, the challenger, in the double digits. and in the other race, chris christie is leading incumbent jon corzine in new jersey. this is despite pulling out all of the stops. according to a website, the new jersey democratic party admits to paying for a glass-minute robo call that promotes chris daggett. how is all of this going to go? we ask the author of "catastrophe," bestseller, dick morris. this is a dramatic turnaround. >> he will carry virginia. sean: bought a pretty significant margin. it should -- by a pretty significant margin. new jersey, it is razor-thin right now. >> well, it all relates to a bunch of new jersey
FOX News
Nov 9, 2009 11:00pm EST
muslims. what general casey is saying we can't demonize muslims. that's what president obama implied last week as well. >> we don't know all the answers yet. i would caution against jumping to conclusions until we have all the facts. bill: talking points does not disagree with the president. we are not jumping to any conclusions at all. but now ayeive action must be taken to find out what was known about hasan and who knew it the guy doesn't snap. he was indoctrinated into muslim if a that the thattism and people knew it. political correctness can get people killed. i believe that's part of the for the hood massacre story. hasan was a weird guy. he said inappropriate things. did he inappropriate things. yet he continued to serve as a major in the army largely because i believe is he a muslim. by the way, hasan is awake right now and able to talk. he remains in stable condition at the brook army medical center in san antonio, texas. that's the memo, now for the top story. let's bring in brian ross from his studio in new york city. on "world news tonight" you report that this guy, hasan --
FOX News
Nov 3, 2009 11:00am EST
challenger chris christie. president obama and gop members also up for the garden state campaign. next, the race in virginia is also attracting attention because obama turned that state last year. democrats hope to keep it in their column. we will have more in a minute. now to new york state, where there has been a lot of action in the 23rd district, which traditionally vote republican. from seattle to miami, there are racists for mares -- races for mayor. now let's get you back to richmond with chief political correspondent carl cameron. mcdonnell has a comfortable lead in the polls. how confident is he this morning? >> first, polls generally in the first few days before the election become increasingly meaningless. it is obviously preceded by a weekend, but most pollsters will tell you their numbers are too hard to be reliable, and all the activities are there. this has been a race in which the republican has made a big issue of the obama administration and the agenda in washington. bob mcdonnell made the point that he thought the national debate across the potomac at the capitol and
ABC
Nov 13, 2009 5:00am EST
actually comes. the obama, for obama. here, it starts with a name. margaret conley, abc news, obama city, japan. >> and the word obama translates to little beach. >> little beach, he sadly will not be visiting on this trip. >> yeah. >> maybe next time. >>> stay w >> just moments away on good morning, washington, traffic for trivers and will a water main break turn an already big friday rush into a longer one? >> and a nor'easter funds to coast with heavy rains and high winds. we are on storm watch this morning. >> and president obama arrives to another country and makes a tribute to the service penn. captioned by the national captioning institute -- www.ncicap.org -- >> good friday morning washington, i'm doug mckelway. >> and i'm alison starling, good morning, everybody. we have made it to friday morning. traffic and weather every 10 minutes. >> this could be a difficult one on the beltway. >> brian? >> we're looking at some rough gos along the area because of leftover wet pavement and gusty winds. today the rain is less intense. light in nature but off and on roughout day. it will
FOX News
Nov 3, 2009 3:00pm EST
, three boxes full. box number one, as we wait for president obama's decision for a correction in afghanistan, that country's president promises to stamp out corruption. good luck. but can the man who some call derisively the mayor of cobble -- kabul deliver. another threatening move from north korea as it tries to bully the united states into accepting its terms for nuclear negotiation. the country says it could soon build another atomic bomb. we will talk to an expert about what the latest move could mean. and box number three, the last thing heard from three missing college students was that police -- what police called hysterical phone calls. coming up, the latest in the search for the young women and why police are having such a hard time figuring out where to start looking for them. that is all ahead on "studio b." fox news is america's election headquarters. it is the first tuesday after the first monday in the month of october, and that means for many americans, it is election day today, and we have coverage of all of the important going on around the country, three in
FOX News
Nov 6, 2009 6:00pm EST
that underscores the economic challenges that lie ahead. >> speaking this morning in the rose garden , mr. obama pointed out there are hopeful signs amid the economic gloom, like the fact that the economy grew by 3.5% in the third quarter of this year. >> but history tells us that job growth always lags behind economic growth, which is why we have to continue to pursue measures that will create new jobs, although it will take time, and it will take patience, i am confident that our economy will recover. i'm confident that we're moving in the right direction. >> republicans are not so confident. house majority leader john boehner insists the president's economic policies are not getting the job done when it comes to creating jobs. >> today's report is just another reminder that american families and small businesses are still struggling as the white house response continues to fall short. >> still a sore point with republicans, this obama administration draft that was widely circulated last january predicting that unemployment would be held to 8% if congress would only pass the $787 billion stimu
FOX News
Nov 13, 2009 12:00am EST
is wrong with the military. sean: your overview of barack obama. in short, mine is, he is a radical ideologue, has no inclination or tendencies toward moderation. what do you think when you look at what he's doing to the economy, health care, banks, car companies, and national security? >> much worse than i thought. early on, i will confess, when i heard people sang "socialist," i said come easy. hold up. you know me. then, his communications director steps up and says how she admires socialists. i thought he was a great politician. we know he is a great politician. i thought he would give it once he saw -- i thought two tuesdays ago, new jersey and virginia, but he would have it. it is ideologies. sean: we saw what happened last tuesday. with the gubernatorial elections in particular, i think it was a political earthquake. i think the democrats or in denial about it. here in lies an opportunity for the republican party, which i have been critical of, for losing core values, to go back to basic principles. i think they could beat nancy pelosi. they could take back the house. do you
CNN
Nov 24, 2009 9:00pm EST
>>> please be seated. >> larry: welcome to a special edition of "larry king live." this is obama's first state dinner welcoming the prime minister of india. let's listen. >> many of you were here when i was honored to become the first president to help celebrate the festival of lights. some of you were here for the first white house celebration of the birth of the found er. tonight we gather again for the first state dinner of my presidency. the prime minister manmohan singh as we celebrate the great and growing partnership between the united states and india. as we all know in india some of life's most precious moments are often celebrated under the cover of a beautiful tent. it's a little like tonight, we have incredible food and music and are surrounded by great friends. for it's been said that the most beautiful things in the universe are the starry heavens above us and the feeling of duty within us. mr. prime minister, today we work to fulfill our duty, bring our countries closer together than ever before. tonight under the stars we celebrate the spirit and we'll sustain our
FOX News
Nov 11, 2009 12:00am EST
. >> that one dude. >> arnold schwarzenegger? >> sean: it looks like president obama is hiding joe biden a little too well. all of that plus dana perino, frank luntz and our great, great american panel. hannity starts right now. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] sean: this is a fox news alert. the execution of the man known ant d.c. sniper john alan muhammad is scheduled to take place at this very moment in the commonwealth of virginia. muhammad was sentenced to death for the murder of dean harold myers who was one of the victims of the shooting spree that paralyzed washington, d.c. and the area back in 2002. we're going to update you as soon as we can confirm that the execution has, indeed, taken place. but tonight new evidence is emerging about the serious warning signs that could have possibly helped prevent the for the hood massacre. the houston chronicle is reporting that the gunman major nidal malik hasan was the subject of a joint fbi-army probe last year. the investigation is said to have centered around contacts between hasan and a yemen-based militant islammist. no
FOX News
Nov 18, 2009 6:00pm EST
legislation. i'm bret baier in washington, and this is "special report." fox news talks with president obama. here are a few of the headlines you will hear tonight the president says americans could lose confidence in the economy and have a double din recession and says they will mott make the deadline for closing guantanomo bay detention facility but says it will be closed sometime next year with cooperation and says america does not have the kind of partner we would like in afghanistan and insists building new settlements does not contribute to israel's security. here is senior white house correspondent major garrett's interview with the president in china. >> mr. president, the fox news channel is happy to see you. >> good to see you. on behalf of the news channel, let me wish you, sasha, michelle and malia, a joyous holiday 2009 season. >> to the fox family, let me say the same. >> you have a job summit next month. you want a jobs bill in 2010. will it raise the deficit or will you demand that it be deficit neutral? >> our first job was to get the economy to recover, and we're now seeing
FOX News
Nov 10, 2009 6:00pm EST
to washington, i'm bret baier. president obama had oklahoma city. president george w. bush had 9/11. today president barack obama had his first opportunity to comfort the nation after a mass murder. the president spoke at a memorial for the 13 victims of last week's shootings at fort hood. senior white house correspondent major garrett has the story. >> we call to mind those whom we honor in this sacred time and space, juanita, michael, john, fran francesca, jason, amy, debardo aaron, russell, cam and frederick r >> fort hood is no stranger to paying respects to the fallen t has lost 545 in iraq and afghanistan, but noaft post expected this -- but no post expected this. >> our hearts and prayers go out to the families who have mourned the loss of this terrible tragedy. no words can fully address your grief and sadness. >> the silence that led to the deaths of these 13 americans and woundings of dozens of others was unimaginable. it was a kick in the gut. >> president obama called the massacre incomprehencible. >> your loved ones endure through the life of our nation. every evening that the
FOX News
Nov 4, 2009 9:00am EST
the negativity is over. bill: thank you, shannon bream. martha: the gop taking two states that president obama won in 2008. possible bellwether for the upcoming 2010 midterm? how do both parties look at things this morning? let's bring in a our editor of news, bill sammon. we just showed the number of independent voters in new jersey, and that is the headline. no one wins an election without them. is that the take away from last night? people running one year from now, do they need to be focusing on that as well? >> i think so. you saw a swing of the independent voters in both states. this is a sign of trouble for the democratic party as they look to the midterm elections. of course, history shows a first term president, his party loses a lot of seats in the first year's midterm. that has happened in virtually every single case. i think we can expect the historical trend to return next year if last night is any indication. martha: what did you think of the fact that the word from the white house was that he was "not wanting?" >> we found it hard to believe. the family went to see a concert and
FOX News
Nov 9, 2009 6:00pm EST
. president obama and congressional democrats celebrated passing the house healthcare bill this weekend after liberals reluctantly accepted a compromise that restricted abortion funding. as jim angle reports, an even tougher challenge lies ahead once the legislation heads to the senate. >> the bill is passed. >> nancy pelosi was barely able to get the reform bill through the house but senators say the hard part is just beginning. >> anyone can offer any amendment on any subject in the senate,s whereas in the house, the amendments are limited greatly, and so therefore, if you thought it was hard in the house, it's going to be harder in the senate. >> as long as there's at least a half dozen democrats that don't want it, there might even be more than that. >> it was a bill written by liberals for liberals. the house bill is dead on arrival in the senate. look at how it passed, 220-215. >> five-vote margin because speaker pelosi lost 39 democrats who voted no. harry reid has to win all the democrats as well as independent senator joe lieberman and lieberman, like several democratic senators is o
FOX News
Nov 19, 2009 6:00pm EST
to sign on but president obama told major garrett that language doesn't strike the proper balance between a woman's right to choose and the federal funding fire wall. >> not yet. >> still, abortion is just one of the senate bill's many targets. union workers who traded pay raises for generous healthcare benefits for themselves and families could face a tax on the portion of family plans that exceed $23,000 in val iewvment the senate bill includes a tax on elective surgery, the so-called botox tax, the target of doctors who make that their specialty. medicare tax would rise for people making more than $250,000 a year from one and a half to 2% in the senate bill. the group americans for tax reform complains the bill uses the word tax 183 times. that's not surprising. the bill is more than 2,000 pages long and already being used as a prop by critics just as the house bill was. long, some democrats say, doesn't necessarily mean lousy. >> when it comes to the size of legislation, it was the bank bailout bill that the last president proposed. it was only three pages long. there is a work of wis
FOX News
Nov 11, 2009 6:00pm EST
. welcome to washington. i'm bret baier. president obama took part in veterans day ceremonies here in washington and as the commander in chief honored america's heroes of the past and present, he contemplated whether to send more troops into harm's way in the near future. white house correspondent wendell goler has the story. >> like every president since woodrow wilson, barack obama used veterans day to reaffirm the nation's commitment to the men and women who have preserved our freedom, but a day after grieving with the soldiers at fort hood and hours before an 8th strategy session on afghanistan, his thoughts were very much on service men and women still in uniform. >> for our troops, it is another day in harm's way. for their families, it is another day to feel the absence of a loved one, and the concern for their safety. >> the president and first lady spent time in the section of arlington national cemetery where casualties from iraq and afghanistan are brewer ried. they spoke with some of the family members who were paying their own respects. mr. obama says it influences his
CNN
Nov 24, 2009 11:00am EST
opening a state visit to the white house. president obama set to are reveal his war strategy for afghanistan within days and how cnn hero status changed his life saving clinics in kenya. i'm tony harris and you're in the "cnn newsroom." >>> president obama meeting this hour with the leader of the world's largest democracy. prime minister manmohan singh arrived two hours ago at the white house. this is the first official state visit of the obama presidency. they will hold a news coverage this hour. jill dougherty joining us with a preview. why india for the president's first state visit? >> reporter: just take the word that the president used and that is indispensable. there are issues of nuclear power, terrorism, climate change, disease, hunger, poverty and even afghanistan. it's really a broad range and that's what the two leaders are talking about right now. they will be coming out as you mentioned and having very brief comments and taking a couple of questions from reporters. it's a big day with a very busy agenda. and both leaders stressing the potential of this economica
ABC
Nov 2, 2009 11:35pm EST
for president obama? george stephanopoulos joins us. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, martin bashir and cynthia mcfadden in new york city. this is "nightline," november 2nd, 2009. >>> good evenings are i'm terry moran. and we're going to begin tonight with the human quest for longevity and an american city testing four secrets to a longer life. it was chosen for a so-called vitality project funded by the united health foundation because it's pretty unremarkable really. because it didn't take too long before the people of albert lea, minnesota started achieving pretty remarkable results, for themselves, for their families and for the entire community. john donvan has the report. >> reporter: do you want to live a long, long time? wells are this man right here, dan buettner has traveled the world looking for the secrets to living a longer and healthier life. along the way, he met guitar-playing raphael leone in costa rica, he is 100 years old. ♪ >> reporter: ushi in okinawa who is 134. and has a brother 30 years her junior. and at 103 three, still, a
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Nov 12, 2009 6:00pm EST
about all the charges he now faces. tonight there is word that president obama has ordered an inventory of all intelligence files on major hasan and how they were handled. catherine herridge updates this investigation. >> a week after the shooting, the wheels of justice are moving forward. >> u.s. army major nidal malik hasan, a 39-year-old psychiatrist assigned to darnell medical center here at fort hood is charged with 13 specifications of pre-mediated murder. >> without taking questions, the military briefer laid out the facts as investigators know them. >> we still believe there was only one gunman at the scene. >> the crime scene, including the are readiness center, including four adjacent buildings and parking lots is described as massive and complex. >> experts have been working to reconstruct and analyze all evidence cheghtsed at the scene. >> investigators now report that private business cards in hasan's name were found inside his apartment near the base. the claim first carried by abc news and later confirmed by fox is that the card included the acronym which included s.o.a.
ABC
Nov 2, 2009 3:30am EST
's elections. will barack obama help them win? >>> then, running research. with no shoes and a new book, one man's insight on marathons and human endurance. >>> and, movie magic. michael jackson tops the box office charts. ♪ they say why, why tell them that it's hun nature ♪ >> impressions of "this is it" in "insomniac theater." it's monday, november 2nd. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> we both saw the movie over the weekend and i have to say i burned calories during the movie. >> you were the dancing guy? >> i was moving. the eater was sort of empty so i could gyrate at will. and nobody would pay attention. >> i think you'd be hard-pressed to not dance at least once during that. >> right. it brought back a lot of fond memories. michael in his healthier looking days certainly. and it was interesting. we'll talk about it. >> don't ruin it. >> i'll try not to. >> stay tuned for that part, we'll talk about it. >> stick around, we'll give our reviews. good morning on this monday. i'm jeremy hubbard. >> i'm vinita nair. >>> president obama is putting hit political clout on the
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Nov 18, 2009 11:00pm EST
bill o'reilly. rough month for president obama. while he had difficulty trying to convince the chinese government to act civilized, nothing he faces when he returns home tomorrow. ft. hood and afghanistan and health care all put the president on the defensive. his approval rating has dropped below 50% for the first time. but he is a shrewd guy. he made himself available while in asia. >> will you sign legislation on health care that includes the stew pact language? >> i thank you is a balance to be achieved that is consistent with the amendment, what existed before we reformed health care. i believe in the basic idea that federal dollars should not pay for abortions. but i also think we should not restrict women's choices. >> does the language strike that balance? >> not yet. bill: the president wants it both ways. he knows forcing pro-life taxpayers to fund abortion is wrong, but he falls back on the liberal line that women should have the choice to give birth. that has nothing to do with other people paying for the birth or the termination of a pregnancy. it does not compel american
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Nov 15, 2009 11:00am EST
wednesday, president obama has held nine major meetings on the matter. while he has tossed and turned over the war, at least that decision is up to him alone. not so health care. democrats are caught in the great civil war on how to end that battle. nancy pelosi found a three-vote margin to pass the bill out of the house. there is no clear way to the 60 votes they need in the senate. all these months and no clear path to obama's prime goal for the year. mike, that's the question. how is he doing it? >> you get out the old recipe for passing unprecedented legislation, prayer, good luck charms, a visitation by bill clinton this week to rally the troops and old fashioned political muscle applied inside the democratic party to get this thing passed. it's a hard lift. lots of tests to come. the plan now is to get it through the senate by christmas so they can conference it possibly by state of the union. chris: did the president make a mistake by letting the congress over all these months, you do it, i'll cheerlead. was that a mistake? >> you look back at the summer and he lost six weeks over t
CNN
Nov 30, 2009 4:00pm EST
. happening now, the buildup to president obama's big announcement on afghanistan. he's starting to spread the word about troop level and strategy before he speaks to the nation and the world tomorrow night. the manhunt for the suspected shooter in the deaths of four police officers. the spotlight is on an ex-convict now on the loose in washington, the state and former presidential candidate who commuted his sentence and let him out of jail and tough questions for the white house about the now famous presidential party-crashers. how did it happen, and what's the secret service doing to stop it from happening again? i'm wolf blitzer in cnn's command center for breaking news, politics and extraordinary reports from around the world. you're in "the situation room." >>> president obama is putting more top officials in the loop today about his new war plan strategy in afghanistan. his long-awaited public announcement on troop levels a little over 24 hours from now, and there's a lot of anticipation and concern about more american lives on the line along with lots more u.s. taxpayer dollars. let
ABC
Nov 4, 2009 3:05am EST
of police firing tear gas at anti-government demonstrators and making several arrests. >>> president obama has a message for iran on this, the anniversary of that well-known hostage crisis. >> in a statement the president says iran needs to choose between focusing on the past or moving toward a brighter future. >> laura setrakian is in the mideast with a look at u.s./iran relations. good morning, lara. >> reporter: good morning, jeremy and vinita. when iranian students stormed the u.s. embassy, taking 63 americans hostage, they drove a wedge into u.s./iranian relations that's lasted more than 30 years. for 444 days the crisis continued. the hostage-takers called their captives guests of the ayatollah. they celebrated the embassy takeover as a victory against imperialism and the american super power. every year on the 4th of november iran's government commemorates the event with rallies against the u.s., the great satan in the eyes of the islamic revolution. this year the scene is more complicated. iran's government is railing against america while it publicly negotiates with the u.s. over
CNBC
Nov 20, 2009 7:00pm EST
level clerk in the obama press office. haven't heard from president obama defending geithner yet. and the staff director, rahm emanuel who would love to have geithner's job and called him 105 times earlier this year to tell geithner what to do. emanuel would love to take that position. the silence from the white house is deafening. let's do a little pro and con on the tim geithner story. here we have former gsa administrator. we have rueter's money and politics columnist and blogger. we have our friend mark walsh, host of the sirius radio show "left jab." we also have "the wall street journal's" steve moore, co-author of "the end of prosperity." mark, there's so much here that i really love. i want to start with this thought. mr. geithner is claiming credit to the success that the financial system has improved. and i agree, the financial system has improved markedly. but here's what i don't get, mark. what did geithner have to do with that? the heavy lifting, all the t.a.r.p. money was done in the fourth quarter of last year under george bush and henry paulson. the first trillion
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Nov 27, 2009 6:00pm EST
the bush and the obama administration has been saying for over 7 years now that the clock is ticking, and time is running out, and the clock keeps ticking and iran keeps making progress. >> the iaea is demanding iran stop enriching uranium and shut down the qom enrichment facility it kept secret for 2 years but the iranian representative in vienna says this demand carries no more weight than the u.n. security resolutions that came before. >> it will not stop iran and the iranian people, a great nation of iran, and deprive them from technology. >> in spite of iran's continued defiance, the u.s. says pressure and censure is not the only approach it will take. >> we also remain willing to engage iran to work toward a diplomatic solution to the nuclear dilemma it has created for itself. if only iran would choose such a course. >> the groundwork for today's resolution was laid when outgoing agency chief ba. di who had long giving iran the benefit of the doubt, suddenly seemed to reach the end of his patience. >> we have insisted iran engage with us. >> if china and russia continue to side
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Nov 12, 2009 11:00pm EST
warriors including bill: impact segment tonight, still no decision from president obama over whether to send more troops to afghanistan as requested. the mother of soldier killed in afghanistan is fed up. >> i pray for the leaders every day that they are guided to make good decisions. this is to the president of the united states. it is time, it is time to make a decision. bill: today we learn the u.s. ambassador to afghanistan doesn't want more troops. so chaos reigns. joining us now from washington former ambassador to the u.n. and author of the book the prosperity agenda. here in the k.t. mcfarland defense official in the reagan administration. you can debate policy. i sympathize because it is a very complicated situation. he doesn't want to get into another vietnam or even another iraq in the early stages. however, however, now you have abject chaos. the ambassador pitted against the top general in the field. these guys talk every day. >> sure. bill: one is saying we need them. the other guy is saying don't send them. this is bad. >> it's not just. this remember, mcchrystal was t
FOX
Nov 28, 2009 11:15pm EST
was in attendance for today's game president you may be wondering why michele obama was so into the game. she was on her feet for one lucky person and that's her brother. he's the oregon state head coach coach. oregon state built an 18-point lead. the obama family liked that. they pass it around the perimeter, go inside to andre for the lay-in and the foul but g.w. suffers its first loss of the season falling to oregon state 64-57. >>> jack the bulldog still a little bit hungry after that thanksgiving meal. georgetown hosting lafayette. first half the hoyas running chris wright to greg monroe to swayson clark for the reverse lay-in. he had a career high 19 points. later in the first half, thompson from the left wing. he drills a three-pointer. he hit all six of his shots. the hoyas on fire from downtown making ten three-pointers. late in the first half, inside to greg monroe. the hoyas six players in double figures. a big reason why they beat lafayette. tonight's geico 15 minutes of fame goes to florida quarterback tim tibow. he accounted for five touch qowns in his final game at the -- touch
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Nov 23, 2009 7:00pm EST
situation room." up next, "cnn tonight." >>> tonight, waiting on a war plan. president obama and his war counsel meeting tonight. should more soldiers be sent into battle? and if so, where will the money come from? >> the cost of the afghan war will wipe out every other initiative that we have to try to rebuild our own economy. >> reporter: some democrats are calling for new taxes on the rich to pay for any troop surge. and mixed messages on the economy. a classic case of good news/bad news. the stock market has roared back, but millions can't find jobs. is the recovery real? how confident should we be? >>> also, the pitfalls of websites like facebook. sometimes posting too much information is not so friendly. one woman's vacation photos have cost her big-time. >> because there are no precedents, it's a free for all right now. >> how careful do you need to be? >>> good evening and thanks very much for joining us. within the hour, president obama will meet with his war counsel to debate the next move in afghanistan. it will be the ninth and final time that the group will meet. despite the
CNN
Nov 24, 2009 1:00pm EST
of a complicated high-stakes puzzle with president obama snack dab in the middle. right now he's in the full day of a ceremony and substance, the first state dinner of his presidency, and the guest of honor is prime minister manmohan singh, the leader of the world's largest democracy. one whose historic with pakistan is there on the u.s. war in afghanistan and beyond. the two leaders wrapped up face-to-face talks and talked to reporters ashort time again, you might have seen it on cnn. president obama wouldn't get too specific on his long-awaited decision on afghanistan. >> i think the review that we've gone through has been comprehensive and extremely useful and has brought together my key military advisors, but also civilian advisors. i can tell you, as i've said before, that it is in our strategic interests, in our national security interests, to make sure that al qaeda and its extremist allies cannot operate effectively in those areas. we'll dismantle and degrade their capabilities and ultimately dismantle and destroy their works. >>> well, in terms of people, culture, money, clout, india is
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Nov 16, 2009 11:00am EST
obama media with the president of china after holding a town hall with students in shanghai. the big topic of conversation was the internet access. jon: major developments in the plan to bring gitmo detainees into the u.s. federal officials from the bureau of prisons and the pentagon are visiting the thomson correctional center in illinois. the maximums omaximum-security prison might be used to house suspected terrorists currently housed at guantanamo bay. governor cquinn says they could create thousands of jobs. not all illinois lawmakers are on board with the idea. some question the wisdom of bringing al-qaeda suspects to their state. in 30 minutes from now, they will make their voices heard. catherine herridge is following all the developments for us from washington. what do we know about this illinois prison? >> it would bring probably hundreds if not thousands of jobs to the local area. since the story started surfacing over the weekend, we have seen some signs of local opposition. people question whether there community can handle up to 100 detainees in that part of the country
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Nov 30, 2009 6:00pm EST
of president obama's big speech on afghanistan tomorrow night which will be on msnbc. time for "the ed show" with ed schultz. >>> good evening, americans. welcome to "the ed show" from new york tonight. well, it's the story everybody's talking about. the president can go all over the world, but we're not really sure if he's going to be safe in his own home. the crashing of president obama's first state dinner could have been a disaster. white house press secretary robert gibbs took the heat today. >> the focus of the investigation at this point is on the fact that the name wasn't on the list, that name wasn't waved in, but that couple got into the white house and i think that's what the secret service is rightly focused on. i'm simply reiterating for the three questions i got on the same subject what the u.s. secret service put out on this. the president has faith in the secret service, always has, and that's not about to change. >> okay. it brings the definition of an open-door policy to a new level, doesn't it? fortunately it turns out to be a major embarrassment to the president's securi
ABC
Nov 28, 2009 11:30pm EST
family. >> president obama in the first family taken in a college basketball game. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >>> investigators are still searching for answers about the crash involving tiger woods. the golf superstar and his wife still have not talked to the police about what happened early yesterday morning when it tiger woods crashed into a tree. >> florida highway patrol officers arrived at tiger wood'' house saturday trying to question him about his bizarre car accident. the police say he hit a fire hydrant and a treat while driving his cadillac suv out of his driveway at 2:30 friday morning. these exclusive photos show the damage to the car. >> his wife came out of the house when she heard him hitting the fire hydrant, used a golf club to break out the rear window to gain entrance to the vehicle, removed him from the vehicle, and laid him on the streets. >> officers came within minutes. >> he had lacerations and blood on his lip. and he was treated and released from the hospital in good condition. >> still, questions remain. >> it
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Nov 20, 2009 6:00pm EST
, he said he didn't know obama was in the state when e-mailed show he did and now his fund raiser is under investigation for stealing up to a billion dollars in a ponzi scheme, putting crist further on the defensive. >> i think he has a serious credibility crisis that he is trying to address. he is a desperate candidate. desperate people do desperate things. for us, it's not a problem. >> the governor is endorsed by the national republican senatorial committee but because of rubio's recent momentum, crist added a new campaign manager and communications director and is finally counterattacking, targeting rubio's record as house speaker, charging he is not the conservative purist he proclaims to be. the bigger war chest belongs to the governor with $6 million, so far, rubio has raised $1 million. rube yo has made the cover of the national review just when the endorsement for the conservative club for growth and also has the support of the tea party movement. for months, the crist campaign avoided talking about rubio in the primary, employing the strategy that if it didn't address th
CNN
Nov 27, 2009 7:00pm EST
the couple even met president obama. here you see the picture of them meeting him in the receiving line and managed to snap a picture with vice president joe biden. michaele and tareq salahi did not have an invitation, not on the guest list but somehow made it past the elaborate security checkpoints. the couple is angling for a spot on "the real housewives of d.c." dan lothian reports on how the white house is explaining this incredible security mishap. dan? >> reporter: the white house now admits president obama met the uninvited guests in the receiving line and parentally not the first time. this undated cvideo shows mr. obama and the black-eyed peas. another scandal the u.s. secret service is taking full responsible for. in a statement director mark sullivan says "they should have been prohibited from entering the event entirely. that failing is ours." he adds that the agency is "deeply concerned and embarrassed." earlier in the day, secret service agents paid a visit to the owe say sis winery in virginia, the couple's mailing addre address. the manager confirms two agents indicated
MSNBC
Nov 23, 2009 4:00pm EST
. >> hey, tamron, i'm david schuster live in washington. and in the "big picture" president obama will talk about a request from the commander about more troops in afghanistan. this as a powerful democratic lawmaker is warning the war to endanger the domestic agenda, especially the economy and health care. today, the democratic chairman of the house appropriations committee told nbc news that if mr. obama wants to raise troop levels in afghanistan, the president is going to have to impose a new income tax to pay for it. >> on the merits, i think it's a mistake to deepen our involvement. but if we are going to do that, then at least we ought to pay for it, because if we don't, if we don't pay for it, then the costs of the afghan war will wipe out every other initiative that we have to try to rebuild our own economy. >> as it stands, the u.s. military operations in afghanistan are costing $5.6 billion per month, and figure the figure will be doubled. while the democrats against generaling up the war in afghanistan are trying to box in the president, today white house correspondent robert gibb
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Nov 7, 2009 12:00am EST
for the loss is barack obama. despite supporting gay-rights, he refused to give his opinion before election day and that is not sitting well with the leader of a group called "freedom to marry." subtle statements from the white house are not enough. don't worry, this week is almost over. next wednesday, americans will honor the selfless men and women that have risked their lives to keep this country safe parent of the incident at fort hood reminds us how lucky we are to hold them. apple bebee's offering a free ml to all veterans and all active- duty military. they are invited to come by one of their 2000 restaurants nationwide and they will be able to choose from six of their signature dishes. for complete details, you can go to their website. i want to congratulate them for taking the time and being generous to offer america's soldiers. that is a news. coming up, daniel hammond joins me to weigh in on what of the copenhagen conference could mean. are we about to give up our sovereignty? [ dog ] i am beautiful... on the inside. my inner-workings a work of art. a digestive tract that should be b
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